May 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
-u. >>> compact suvs such as the subaru forrester you're seeing here among the hottest rides on the market but new crash tests show that some of the top sellers aren't the safest. 11 of 13 of these cars tested poorly. the subaru forester and the mitsubishi outlander sport two cars that did well. force complete results of the crash tests, head to our website, kpix.com. click on consumer. >>> up next, mind games when it comes to certain colors. what it says about you if you pick red. >> kpix 5 the official television station for the bay bridge opening ceremony and as of now the countdown to labor day is still on. we're watching, keeping you updated on the new span of the bay bridge. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, drinks. new findings show if you drk one or more sugary sodas a y --- you're more likely to devela >>> new findings show if you drink one or more sugary sodas a day you're more likely to develop kidney stones. researchers say too much fruit punch can also cause the painful problem. the best way to prevent kidney stones, drink extra fluids such as just plain old water. >>> forget the fist pump. do you ever
May 16, 2013 11:00am PDT
. the subaru forrester and miss beneficiary she were given the new top safety pick plus award indicating the safest vehicles. the hyundai tucson and ki a and jeep patriot and ford escape earned "poor" in the tests. brace yourself we are in for a staggering powerball jackpot on saturday since no one won last night. the jackpot has skyrocketed to...$550 million. forget the number on the screen. 2, 11, 26, 34, 41. powerball: 32. three winning tickets in the bay area are worth $250,000. we each pitched in $2, didn't we ? >> it is still gray. >> still some drizzle possible the next couple of hours and here is a hadn't, you can see it right this on our bridge camera. also, a chance of a stray shower the rest of the afternoon and i will talk about the huge warming trend this week. >> an unlikely passenger hops a ride on a bus and scar as stir. >> a big announcement from david beckham regarding future >> coring santa clara, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. >> happening now wildlife officials are trying to capture a young mountain lion trapped downtown santa cruz.
May 16, 2013 5:00pm PDT
utility vehicles through crashes and only two of them passed. subaru forester was the only one with a good rating. the outlander sport received acceptable rating. >>> the shake ups in washington continue today at the irs with president obama pointing a new acting commissioner. daniel werfel will take over as they weather the storm of the tea party scandal. the irs admitted to subjecting them to scrutiny. he is the controller of the office of management and budget. >>> tea party activists had harsh words for the irs. they said they are furious that the irs singled out conservative groups. they promised congress will hold an independent investigation. >> someone needs to be held responsible. someone needs to be in prison. someone needs to be prosecuted. >> this is run away government at its worse. who knows who they will target next. >> president obama scandal. >>> before it become as trend a police department acts. their game plan. >> back here in 10 minutes, the clouds are clearing. seeing sunshine but things are changing. what the big changes are for your friday and the bay area weekend a
May 16, 2013 11:30pm PDT
serious and fatal injuries. the subaru forester earned the title of top safety pick. the mitsubishi outlander also did well. >>> a few light showers around here. some areas got .01 of an inch or .02. the jet system sets up like this. that's where this bad weather came from. out here is a ridge of high pressure that's building in and that's going to change our weather as we go into your bay area weekend. the forecast sets us up with less cloud cover. it's going to be like today in terms of temperatures. temperatures will be upper 60s, maybe some low 70s. temperatures in the 60s and low 70s. as we go into the weekends, high pressure release sets up. in san francisco upper 50s, out over in berkeley low 60s. where there were mid-80s we're looking at mid- and upper 60s. out in the east bay valleys, upper 60s tomorrow. that's your friday. but on sunday or saturday and sunday you're going to notice a big difference. temperatures are going to start to come up. the difference for tomorrow's winds will be this low pressure system right here. it's going to set us up with breezy conditions and
May 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
of serious injuries. 13 vehicles were tested. but only two of them passed. the subaru for esther followed by the mitsubishi sport. the hyundai tuscon, buick encore, and the ford escort. the rest of the vehicles tested got marginal ratings. you'll find a link to the full list under web links section at ktvu.com. >> 8:24. let's talk traffic. sal's got a lot of tell you about. >> very slow day. the bart situation a lot of people got on the road instead. and we're looking at interstate 680. very slow heading sou all the way down into the san ramon area. a lot of people on the road. i keep looking to see if there's a new accident we missed. but i don't see anything. westbound 24 year the middle they did clear an accident and some people may be avoiding highway 24. i just think a lot of people are on the road. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. 30 plus minute delay into san francisco. in the south bay 101 is busy from 85. very heavy traffic. 280 and 85 are not quite as bad. on the peninsula 10 1 is slow. one of the worst freeways is 880 south from 238. more than a half hour drive.
May 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
known as crossovers fareed poorly in a crash test. only the subaru forester was the only one of the vehicles tested to receive a good rating on a front-end crash test. natalie, back to you. >> mary thompson at the new york stock exchange, thank you. >>> well, two incredible videos caught on tape. first in philadelphia on wednesday afternoon. a stroller carrying a 14-month-old girl rolled away from the child's mother, tumbling five feet onto the elevated train tracks. the girl remained inside the toppled stroller, strapped in. her mother, as you see, jumped on to the tracks and staff halted an approaching train at a nearby station. the girl was treated at a local hospital and no charges are expected to be filed against that distracted mother. still very scary there. >>> and in rural pennsylvania, a bus driver got the shock of his life when a deer came flying through his windshield. the stunned animal scrambled around trying to leap back out the way it came. marching around on the seats. the driver kept his cool, immediately stopped the bus and opened the door letting that poor